Thursday, May 8, 2014



Fri. May 9, 2014
noon-2:00     Early Bird Registration (enjoy the site)
2:00-3:00      Pilgrimage To Stream Source with Stephen Lewandowski and Alan Casline
                       (an outdoor visit to source of small stream that runs through Gell Center)
3:00-6:00      Registration ongoing in Main Lodge
3:30-4:00      Beginning Poetry Circle (one poem from each poet)
4:00-4:15       Maril Nowak, poetry reading
5:00-6:00       Light Dinner Served (soup, bread, green salad)
 6:00-6:10      Alan Casline: Welcome
6:10-6:25       poet Ryki Zuckerman
6:25-6:40       poet  Martin Willitts,Jr.
6:40-7:30      Panel – Pilgrimage, Relics, Symbols, Rituals (John Roche, Craig Czury, Alifare Skebe)
 7:30-7:45    Michael Czarnecki, poetry reading
 7:45-8:00     John Roche: Cloudburst thoughts and evening wrap-up
 8:00  Party 

 Sat. May 10, 2014

 8:30 Breakfast Served  (oatmeal, cereal, fruit, bagels, eggs, etc.)
         Breakfast will be continuously served.
 10-11:15 -  Panel- Charles Olson, Topicality and a Sense of Place (Stephen Baraban, Robert McDonough,  
                               Martha Treichler )
11:15-11:30  poet  Howard Nelson
11:30-11:45  poet  Linda Griggs
11:45-12:00  poet  Marge Merrill
12:00-12.15  poet  Patricia Roth  Schwartz
 12:15- 1:15 Panel –Exploring Pathways (Alan Casline, Claudia M. Stanek, Mark W. O’Brien)
 1:15  Lunch Served (cold sandwiches bag lunch)
 Open Time 1:15 – 3:45

Tour to Burning Spring Finger Lakes Watershed with Steve Lewandowski (optional)
Steven Lewandowski will lead an expedition to the Burning Springs, where LaSalle was taken for the show in 1654. A bit of poetry will be in the offering (each poet bring one poem to read)

 Papermaking Workshop: For those not on The Burning Springs exploration in the same time slot Ryki Zuckerman is doing a papermaking making workshop in the main lodge (optional)

4:00-4:15                poet  Judith Kerman
 4:15-5:00  Panel –Using Sacred Materials (Stephen Lewandowski, Jane Sadowski, Leah Zazulyer)
5:00-5:15  poet        poet Charlie Rossiter
5:15-5:30  poet        poet Edie Abrams
 5:30 - 7 Dinner (hot vegetarian etc.)
 7-10 - Open Mic hosted by John Roche (by sign-up, those not otherwise slotted during conference to go first)
 10-10:10 Wrap-up Helen Ruggieri
 10:11- 12:00 Campfire Party “night of two fires” one in lodge fireplace one outside at our firepit
12:00-?  Midnight open mic until we run out of poems

 Sunday May11, 2014

 9:30-11 Brunch (like Saturday Breakfast )
 9:30-11 Trade Fair
 11:10-12:40 Panel:  Make It New (Helen Ruggieri, Martha Deed, Dwain Wilder, Paulette Swartzfager,  David Landrey)

 12:40 – 1:00  Further

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